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CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
to the test today. joe biden visiting with chinese president xi jinping. david mckenzie is in beijing following biden's visit. >> reporter: michaela, it was a red carpet welcome for the u.s. vice president but definitely tensions are high in this region. he'll be meeting with xi jinping, china's president, trying to diffuse attention. they announce an air defense zone, the u.s. saying a unilateral move that could lead to a wider conflict between these two economic power houses. biden will have to walk a tight rope in pressuring the chinese to dial back some of the rhetoric but also can't push too far. it's unlikely they'll go away from this zone, which they announced around two weeks ago. michaela? >> david, important meetings to be sure. thank you. the white house is prepared to negotiate a limited nuclear enrichment program for iran as long as the country holds up to its end of an international deal to curtail it's nuclear capabilities under rigorous global monitoring. the white house cautioned the program applies only to the nation's peaceful energy needs. the statement comes days
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
president joe biden trying to ease tensions in the far east. he'll arrive in japan this morning. it is part of a three country trip. he's taking his -- making his way to china and south korea. this comes as china and japan battle over rights to territory in the east china sea. officials say the trip is to emphasize america's presence in the pacific. >>> afghan president hamid karzai accusing the u.s. of cutting police and military supplies to try to pressure the country into signing a security deal. the u.s. embassy in kabul denies those claims. tensions between karzai and the u.s. have been rising lately. just last week karzai said he would not sign a new security deal until certain requirements are met even though both sides had already agreed on a deal. >>> one after the other. cars and trucks slamming into one another on an icy road in massachusetts. in the end, it was a 65-car pileup. state police say at least two people were seriously injured sunday. 35 others were taken to local hospitals in wooster. the highway was closed for several hours after freezing rain turned that roadway int
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
. vice president joe biden with one eye towards a possible 2016 bid is getting the chance to flex his international muscle power in asia. >> the united states has an interest in the lowering of tensions in this vital region. as i believe all the countries in northeast asia share that same interest with us. >> reporter: biden, in crisis manager mode, arrived in tokyo as the region confronts a power grab by beijing. china declared it now controls a vast portion of the air space over the east china sea and remote islands that both china and japan claim. biden will bluntly ask the chinese leaders their military intentions when he stops in china next. u.s. officials worry china's ultimate aim is a confrontation with japan. >> we, the united states, are deeply concerned. by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> reporter: china is demanding aircraft flying through the zone file flight plans and maintain radio contact. while some u.s. commercial airliners are
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
headlines, vice president joe biden says china's new air defense zone over the east china sea is causing significant apprehension. he's in beijing meeting with the country's top leaders. biden says he expressed washington's firm position and expectations regarding the zone. the air space is over a disputed island chain claimed by both china and japan. biden will be heading to seoul, the last stop on his asian tour. >>> john kerry is meeting with benjamin netanyahu. kerry will try to push the mideast peace process forward and meet with president mahmoud abbas in the west bank later today. >>> new developments in the massive yarnell hill fire. it killed 19 elite firefighters last year. it accused the administration of forestry of failing to have a proper plan to combat that forest fire. they've been fined more than $500,000 for workplace violations during the tragedy and has 15 days to appeal. >>> they've wrapped up the rape investigation of jameis winston. a news conference is scheduled to are this afternoon. winston is a leading candidate for the heisman trophy. many voters are waiting t
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
to take the bait thursday asked to draw comparisons between joe biden and hillary clinton, the president telling msnbc that either would make an outstanding president. he praised biden as one of the best vice presidents ever, and said former secretary of state clinton would go down in history as among the finest. >>> the pentagon revealing this morning a plan to safely destroy syria's chemical weapons at sea. specially equipped naval vessel would neutralize some of the materials, compounds to make sarin gas and mustard gas. they are worried about civil war and land routes that would be used to get the materials to the ship. syrian authorities are taking steps to secure those roads. >>> back here at home the engineer behind the controls of the commuter train that derailed in the bronx now suspended without pay. the n it, sb saying that drug and alcohol testing for william rockefeller came back negative. his attorney said he was in a daze when the train took a sharp turn at 82 miles an hour. four people died, many others injured when the train jumped the tracks sunday. funerals for two of
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